International Financial Institutions Committee (IFIC)​



The FIDIC International Financial Institutions Committee (IFIC) (“the Committee”) is a working committee of FIDIC appointed by the FIDIC Board, whose primary functions are to:

  • Work with International Financing Institutions (IFIs) and related organisations in the development of policies, guidelines and processes to improve financial management, procurement and enable implementation of innovations and best practice.
  • Monitor changes in priorities of IFI and identify relevant topics to which FIDIC should contribute or address as a strategic priority.
  • Work with IFI’s to improve the business environment for engineering services to IFI funded work to enable it to contribute to Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Develop and promote FIDIC contracts, training, advocacy documents and position statements relevant to the international aid market.
  • Advise the FIDIC Board and Secretariat on all aspects of International Financial Institutions and Multilateral Development Banks as they relate to the Consulting Engineering industry.
Full details of purpose and activities can be found in the Terms of Reference below.

Terms of Reference (ToR)


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Responsible FIDIC Board Members

James Mwangi Kenya

Primary responsibility

Manish Kothari

United States of America
Secondary responsibility


Manish Kothari

USA (acting chair)

Cristina Ginés Pallarés

Spain (vice chair)

Kitty Villani-Cohen

France (vice chair)

Balazs Grof


Mansoor Ali


Ugurcan Percin


Richard Crowe


Neelam Parbhoo

FLAC Observer                                      South Africa

Mark Steiner


Aisha Nadar (committee advisor)


Italo Goyzueta

Federation Operations Director

Italo is FIDIC’s Federation Operations Director. Italo has more than 18 years’ work experience in various functions. He works with the FIDIC Board and CEO in the delivery of federation governance and membership business-related activities. He also plans, manages and provides operational support to FIDIC working committees, regional groups, the Directors and Secretaries Council, and Future Leaders groups.

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